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National Statistics Underestimate Lyme Disease Reality

Lyme Statistics are Reaching All Time High Poughkeepsie Journal, Dec. 7, 2016: By John Ferro Andrew Evans remembers when Lyme disease first began to emerge in the local consciousness. In the early 1990s, Evans served as a Dutchess County public health adviser whose job it was to investigate how many cases were afflicting [...]

10 Things You Must Remember When Someone In Your Life Has Lyme

"Someone you know is sick with Lyme disease. It could be a friend, a family member, a significant other or just an acquaintance. Whoever it is, you’ve got some questions. Or maybe you don’t, but you want a better idea of what the heck is going on. This entry will hopefully offer some explanation, and [...]

“The Most Ridiculous Article Written in 2015”

"Five reasons to not totally panic about ticks and Lyme disease"  Find the Article here: https://www.sciencenews.org/blog/growth-curve/five-reasons-not-totally-panic-about-ticks-and-lyme-disease   With suggestions and statements like "Lyme disease is generally easy to treat" and "It’s all overkill," the article written by Meghan Rosen gained a lot of attention from the Lyme community. She outlined her experience with a tick that she [...]

10 Things To Know When Someone In Your Life Has Lyme

Originally Posted - http://medarticles.org/10-things-to-know-when-someone-in-your-life-has-lyme-2/   So someone you know is sick with Lyme disease. It could be a friend, a family member, a significant other or just an acquaintance. Whoever it is, you’ve got some questions.  Or maybe you don’t, but you want a better idea of what the heck is going on. This entry will [...]

How Doctors Take Women’s Pain Less Seriously

Originally Published - http://www.theatlantic.com/health/archive/2015/10/emergency-room-wait-times-sexism/410515/?utm_source=yahoo   Early on a Wednesday morning, I heard an anguished cry—then silence. I rushed into the bedroom and watched my wife, Rachel, stumble from the bathroom, doubled over, hugging herself in pain. “Something’s wrong,” she gasped. This scared me. Rachel’s not the type to sound the alarm over every pinch or twinge. [...]